Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Fridays. Any posts received prior to 12pm EST on Friday will appear in that Friday’s announcements. If you would like to submit a post for an open Indian law or leadership job, please send the following to indigenous@law.msu.edu:

  1. In the email body, a typed brief description of the position which includes position title, location, main duties, and closing date;
  2. An attached PDF job announcement.

 

Washington Indian Gaming Association

Deputy Director, Olympia, WA. The major area that the Deputy Director is involved in includes supporting the government to government relationship that tribes have with the state of Washington. For more information please see the job description.

University of Arkansas

Program Officer, Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative, Fayetteville, AR. The Program Officer is responsible for participating in the comprehensive development, execution, and maintenance of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative’s (IFAI) core work: developing strategies and solutions to empower Tribal governments and Native food producers in food and agriculture food system development. For more information please visit the link. Applications close May 6, 2019.

EarthJustice

Managing Attorney, Northeast Office, New York, NY. Provide litigation leadership by working collaboratively with attorneys to maximize the quality and impact of the office’s litigation. Manage, develop, and implement regional strategies that align with organization-wide strategic plans, core values, priorities, and other administrative policies and guidance. Oversee overall operations of the office, including budgets and facilities.  For more information please see the job description. Closing date of application is May 17th, 2019. Application email: applications@gumbspartners.com.

Dakota Plains Legal Services

Managing Attorney, Eagle Butte, SD. The Eagle Butte office serves Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota and Dewey, Haakon, Potter and Ziebach counties in South Dakota. For more information please see the job description.

Managing Attorney, Pine Ridge, SD. The Pine Ridge office serves the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota and Oglala Lakota, Jackson and Bennett counties in South Dakota. For more information please see the job description.

Staff Attorney, Mission, SD. The Mission office serves the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation and Gregory, Jones, Mellette, Todd and Tripp counties in South Dakota. For more information please see the job description.

Staff Attorney, Sioux Falls, SD. The  Sioux Falls office serves primarily Native Americans in the vicinity of Sioux Falls and in the eastern half of South Dakota. This job requires at least two days of travel every week. For more information please see the job description.

Rosette, LLP

Transactional Attorney, Sacramento, CA. This position includes contract review and drafting, secured financing transactions, and in-house counsel work advising clients on material contracts. The firm specializes in representing federally recognized Indian tribes and their businesses. For more information please see the job description.

Litigation Attorney, Sacramento, CA. This position includes handling complex litigation in tribal, state and/or federal courts. The firm specializes in representing federally recognized Indian Tribes and their governmental agencies. For more information please see the job description.

National Indian Gaming Commission

Training Coordinator, Washington, DC. This position is in the Training Program under the supervision of the Training Manager within the Division of Compliance under the Office of the Chief of Staff and is responsible for collecting, organizing, monitoring, and distributing information related to training projects and initiatives. Application closes May 16, 2019. Please see the job description for more information.

Pueblo of Laguna

Attorney, Laguna, NM. Under the direct administrative supervision of the Government Affairs Director, serves as an in-house legal advisor, representative, and counselor. Ensures the adherence to applicable laws to protect and enhance tribal sovereignty, to avoid or prevent expensive legal disputes and litigation, and to protect the legal interests of the Pueblo government. For more information please see the job description. Note: the announcement states the closing date as May 3, but it will be extended for at least a couple of more weeks.

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Law Clerk PT, Onamia, MN. Seeking 2nd or 3rd year law students who may be interested in working in the field of federal Indian Law and tribal law. The Law Clerk is responsible for assisting the Tribal Court judiciary with legal research, drafting of court decisions and special court development projects.  For more information please see the description.

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

Tribal Attorney, Belcourt, ND. Under the direction of the General Counsel, the Tribal Attorney – represents the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in government matters, child protection matters, policy and law development. The position is also responsible for performing the duties of the Prosecutor’s Office related to child welfare and related cases in the absence of the Tribal Prosecutor. this position is open until filled. For more information please see the job description.

Tribal Attorney II, Belcourt, ND. Under the direction of the General Counsel, the Tribal Attorney – represents the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in government matters, child protection matters, policy and law development. The position is also responsible for performing the duties of the Prosecutor’s Office related to child welfare and related cases in the absence of the Tribal Prosecutor. This position is open until filled. For more information please see the job description.

Ryerson University

Founding Dean, Toronto, ON. Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic and part of Ryerson’s senior administration, the Founding Dean, Faculty of Law will be responsible for all academic, administrative, and external activities of Ontario’s newest law school. For more information please see the job description.

 

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